By Ronald M. James,Susan A. James
The city’s tale didn't finish whilst the Comstock Lode performed out. starting within the Nineteen Thirties, bohemian artists, literati, and travelers have been intrigued by way of this remnant of the previous West. The chief of Manhattan’s café society, Lucius Beebe, moved the following and relaunched the Territorial Enterprise in 1950. Television’s most well-liked western from 1959 to 1973, Bonanza, situated its fictional Ponderosa Ranch close by. in the summertime of 1965, a handful of Bay quarter musicians, together with huge Brother and the maintaining corporation, played on the crimson puppy Saloon and introduced psychedelic rock, a part of the muse for a defining decade of teenage tradition. at the present time it's either a countrywide historical Landmark District and a dwelling neighborhood. viewers come to get pleasure from its saloons and eating places, respect its structure, and examine from its museums and indicates. A brief historical past of Virginia City will improve their adventure and also will be loved via an individual attracted to the historical past of Nevada, mining, and the previous West.
• contains an illustrated strolling travel describing greater than thirty structures and sites
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A Short History of Virginia City by Ronald M. James,Susan A. James